Ian is an experienced Chief Legal Officer/Company Secretary for both listed & major private companies and he has worked across sectors including financial services, retail and construction. He acts as consultant specialising in corporate governance for boards and in-house legal team management and performance. Ian has a particular interest evaluating board performance. As well as being a lawyer, Ian has an MBA from Ashridge Business School and he has recently trained as a coach completing the Professional Coaching Skills Certificate run by Coaching Development and accredited by the International Coaching Federation. Ian acts as a coach and mentor to a number of individuals.

In addition to undertaking work for LBC Ian has experience as:

  • an Associate of Karen Walls Associates, a consultancy specialising in leadership and organisational behaviour;
  • a Visiting Lecturer at Ashridge Business School.
  • an Associate of Winmark who run the Chief Legal Officer Programme. Ian runs courses on corporate governance and legal risk management for a number of organisations.

Ian is the author Managing Business and Legal Risk In House Best Practice Guide 2013 for Winmark.

In his spare time(!) Ian is currently an Interim Chief Legal Officer for a financial services organisation and a Trustee of Fitzroy, a charity for people with learning disabilities.